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Re: Water storage containers??
I have two palstic 55 gallon food grade drums in the basement, and one 15
gallon food grade plastic drum upstairs. I found them all at a Homebrew
store for a very reasonable price. All were used, the 55 gallon drums had
apple juice concentrate and the 15 gallon drum had malt extract in it.
For the 55 gallon drums I use a small pump with 50 feet of hose to pump the
water to the tanks. Much easier than carrying buckets! The whole setup was
>From: Wright Huntley <jwwiii at pacbell_net>
>Reply-To: killietalk at aka_org
>To: killietalk at aka_org
>Subject: Re: Water storage containers??
>Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 09:44:53 -0800
>I had trouble with the wheeled containers eventually springing leaks. I
>picked up some (food-grade?) containers at a local grocery semi-wholesaler
>warehouse (Smart and Final) and found the flat tops made useful work
>surfaces. They were about twice as thick-walled as the Rubbermaid trash
>containers. Cost under $20.
>>I was wondering what types of containers do you (the group) store water
>>I am thinking about buying a Rubbermaid 30+ gal garbage pale or something
>>along that line. I have used other types of Rubbermaid containers, but I
>>uncertain about their garbage pales.
>>Any suggestions on a container that I might be able to purchase at a local
>>Walmart or hardware store would be very helpful. I am finishing up trying
>>setup my last rack of fish tanks and I am in need of a large container
>>I can use to store and heat the water to around 70 degrees.
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>Wright Huntley -- 209 521-0557 -- 731 Loletta Ave, Modesto CA 95351
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